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Police Association backs Green’s firearms push

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Police Association backs Green’s firearms push

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Police Association backs Green’s firearms push David Clendon MP on Friday, June 23, 2017 – 10:12 Police Association members have come out swinging at the Government’s failure to take meaningful action on illegal possession of firearms, the Green Party said today. The Police Association’s election year […]

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World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World Refugee Day – we can do our bit I’m really proud that yesterday, on World Refugee Day, the Greens launched an ambitious plan to increase the refugee quota to 5000 over the next six years. Of those places, 4,000 will be directly resettled by […]

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Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

Published By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk Conservation Minister Maggie Barry was at the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York last week, trying to convince the world that the New Zealand Government is doing a good job at protecting our marine environment.  Yet last week […]

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Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

Published By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining Catherine Delahunty MP on Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 13:11 The Green Party supports protest action today at a mining company drill site on public conservation land at Karangahake. The protest started at 1PM today and is […]

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PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent Mojo Mathers MP on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – 17:08 The Prime Minister said the controversial Te Kuha mine on high value conservation land will never get a resource consent in response to […]

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How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand

Published By   /  June 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand This week we’ve been hearing stories of how section 70A of the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand. In particular, we have heard how a victim of […]

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More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market Metiria Turei MP on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – 10:10 People who rent are being ripped off by cowboy rental agencies hiking rents by five percent a week, every week, in times of high demand, the Green […]

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Small change that is sorely needed

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Small change that is sorely needed

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Small change that is sorely needed The big headline of the Government’s Budget yesterday was its Family Incomes Package – a range of measures including changes to income tax thresholds and the Family Tax Credit. Overall the Budget is a huge disappointment and a missed […]

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Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Revised TPPA must come back to Parliament Barry Coates MP on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 10:13 Any new version of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) without the United States (US) must be brought back to Parliament for scrutiny and examination, whether Bill English […]

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National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National ignoring tax advantages of property speculation James Shaw MP on Monday, May 22, 2017 – 10:58 The Government was told in 2011 by its own Savings Working Group that property investment enjoyed unfair tax advantages over savings, but National has consistently ignored the advice […]

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Solving child poverty critical for mental health

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Solving child poverty critical for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Solving child poverty critical for mental health Julie-Anne Genter MP on Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 10:14 A report released today shows that tackling child poverty is critical to improving the mental health outcomes of our young people, the Green Party said today. The Child […]

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Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Water bottling hits new low on West Coast

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Water bottling hits new low on West Coast Eugenie Sage MP on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 12:16 New Zealand’s water bottling saga has reached a new low with the West Coast Regional Council shutting the public out of its decision to grant consents allowing […]

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Children in care need to be kept safe

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Children in care need to be kept safe

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Children in care need to be kept safe Jan Logie MP on Monday, May 15, 2017 – 12:02 The Children’s Commissioner’s third State of Care report paints a damning picture of the treatment of children placed in state care, the Green Party said today. “The […]

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Feed the Kids

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Feed the Kids

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Feed the Kids While in Whangarei last week, I had the pleasure of meeting Buddhi Manta from the Hare Krishna movement whose cafe is making lunch for some schools in Whangarei. His group have been feeding up to 1,000 primary school kids at local schools for […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour visits the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. We […]

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Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

Published By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kids suffering for Govt political rhetoric Hundreds of children are being made to suffer because of a surge in benefit sanctions being applied by the National Government. Figures came out this week showing that there has been a 50% increase in people with dependent children […]

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Community is more than just dollars

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community is more than just dollars

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community is more than just dollars The Government has a lot riding on its Social Investment approach. Last week they launched a new Social Investment Ministry. The Government has decided that they are going to take a data driven approach to government spending – well social […]

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Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Barbaric treatment of children needs to cease Jan Logie MP on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 10:58 The ‘secure care’ that children are experiencing whilst in Oranga Tamariki custody is barbaric and must stop immediately, the Green Party said today. The widespread use of seclusion […]

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The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Swimmable Rivers campaign comes to Northland Today I am heading to the north to travel on the Wairua River, the seventh river we’re visiting on the Swimmable Rivers campaign. The Wairua River, which flows into the Wairoa River and eventually the Kaipara Harbour, is one […]

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Empowering New Zealand

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Empowering New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Empowering New Zealand Yesterday the Green Party launched a plan for cheaper power bills, cleaner electricity generation, and a smarter electricity network. It’s all about empowering consumers. Energy has always been important to the Greens. In fact, the green movement formed around the Manapouri power […]

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